Insiders who bought for 63,000 kr of Ranplan Group AB (STO:RPLAN) Last year, stocks recouped some of their losses, with the stock rising 17% in the past week. However, the purchase turns out to be a costly gamble, as insider losses have totaled 41,000 kr since the time of purchase.
While we would never suggest that investors base their decisions solely on what a company’s directors have done, we would consider it foolish to ignore insider trading altogether.
However, if you prefer to see where opportunities and risks are within RPLAN’s industryyou can check out our analysis on the SE software industry.
Ranplan Group Insider Trading Over the Last Year
While no particular insider trades stood out, we can still review all of the trades.
The chart below shows insider trading (by companies and individuals) over the past year. If you click on the chart, you can see all individual trades including stock price, individual and date!
There are always plenty of stocks that insiders are buying. So if it suits your style you can check each stock one by one or you can take a look at this free list of companies. (Hint: insiders bought them).
Does the Ranplan Group boast of high insider ownership?
Many investors like to check how much a company is owned by insiders. Usually, the higher the insider ownership, the more likely insiders will be incentivized to build the company for the long term. Great to see that Ranplan Group insiders own 72% of the company, worth around 57 million kr. Most shareholders would be happy to see this type of insider ownership, as it suggests that management’s incentives are well aligned with those of other shareholders.
So what do the insider trading of the Ranplan Group indicate?
There have been no insider trades in the last three months – that’s not saying much. On a more positive note, last year’s transactions are encouraging. With strong insider ownership and encouraging transactions, it appears that Ranplan Group insiders think the company has some merit. In addition to knowing what insider trading is going on, it is beneficial to identify the risks that Ranplan Group faces. For example, Ranplan Group has 6 warning signs (and 4 that can’t be ignored) that we think you should know about.
But note: Ranplan Group may not be the best stock to buy. So take a look at this free list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.
For the purposes of this article, insiders are persons who report their transactions to the relevant regulatory body. We currently record open market transactions and private dispositions, but not derivative transactions.
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